EPTECH 2014 SEMINARS

Montreal

Presenter: Protocase
Topic: Rethinking the Way Engineers Design and Acquire Custom Enclosures and Sheet Metal Parts
Time: Chardonnay Room, 10:00 am

Details: The following seminar will be of value to engineers and designers who use custom electronic enclosures and sheet metal components in their work. The presentation will give a brief overview of the company; showcasing our products, our rapid manufacturing process and Protocase Designer; our free 3D enclosure design software. The presentation will include: an overview of the problems of traditional manufacturing; rapid manufacturing and its role in addressing these problems, a discussion of how Protocase Designer 3D CAD software can dramatically accelerate and simplify your work; and a live demonstration of the software. Register via email at info@protocase.com

Presenter: Testforce
Topic: Modern Solutions for Testing WiFi
Time: Chardonnay, 11:30 AM

Details: In this one hour session, we will go through the three basic levels of troubleshooting embedded wireless modules. We will discuss the practical aspects of RF measurements and provide an overview of tools and measurements needed to successfully integrate a wireless solution. To register please click here or call Rhonda Rashed at (905) 839-4290 x7434

Presenter:  Global EMC Labs / TUV SUD Canada Inc 
Topic:  An Overview of CE Marking and Common Directives for the Electronics Manufacturing industry / EMC Standards and Requirements for Worldwide Markets
Time:  Chardonnay, 1:00 pm

Details:  This seminar will focus on product safety and EMC testing, specifically the implementation of CE marking in regulatory and the common directives and standards applicable to machinery, and electronic products. The seminar will cover the EMC directive, the Low Voltage directive and the machinery directive as well as other international EMC and safety requirements. Register via email at cmacdonald@tuvcanada.com or ldam@globalemclabs.com or on this website: http://www.tuv-sud.ca/ca-en/news-and-events/events/conferences-and-trade-shows/eptech-montreal-pointe-claire .

Presenter:  Neosoft Technologies
Topic:  Real Solutions for Automated Test, Data Acquisition, Embedded (RTOS and FPGA) and Vision Systems
De vrai solutions pour les systèmes de test automatisé, d’acquisition de données, embarqué (RT et FPGA) et de vision
Time:  Merlot Room, 10:00 am

Details:  Learn how the experts at Neosoft Technologies have implemented solutions for: Automated Test Systems;   Portable data acquisition system (temperature, strain, accelerometers, pressure, voltage, current, etc);   Custom Hardware replacement with an Off-The-Shelf FPGA and Real-Time OS systems;  Automated Vision systems; and much more.
(French)
Venez apprendre comment les experts de Neosoft Technologies ont réaliser des solutions pour des : Systèmes de test automatisé; Systèmes d’acquisition de données portable (température, jauge de contrainte, accéléromètre, pression, tension, courant, etc); Remplacement de matériel sur mesure et désuet par un système commercialement disponible ayant un système d’exploitation temps-réel et un FPGA;  Système de vision; et bien plus.
Contact registration e-mail:  vcarpentier@neosoft.ca

Presenter:  Nemko
Topic:  Smart Compliance Strategy
Time:  Merlot Room, 11:30 am

Details:  Avoid costly redesign and project delays. Let Nemko show you the smart compliance strategy.  To register please send an e-mail contact Costa Pintilei at costa@nemko.com

Presenter:  Nemko
Topic:   Certification for Global Markets
Time:  Merlot Room, 1:00 pm

Details:   What do you need to know and how do you prepare for the certification of your products for global markets?    To register please send an e-mail contact Costa Pintilei at costa@nemko.com

Presenter:  CRIQ
Topic:   HALT & HASS
Time:  Merlot Room, 2:30 pm

Details:   If you want to forge, enhance and uphold your reputation by significantly reducing the monetary risks resulting from product weaknesses, nothing will test the strength of your products better than a HALT session which held to test the quality of your products using the HASS, a leading production tool. CRIQ offers access to a brand new chamber at the cutting edge of technology, namely the HALT/HASS Typhoon 3.0 chamber by Qualmark, for HALT and HASS testing.
(French)
Pour créer, augmenter et maintenir votre réputation en diminuant considérablement les risques monétaires reliés aux faiblesses de vos produits, rien de mieux que de venir éprouver leur robustesse à l’aide d’une session HALT et d’assurer la qualité de vos produits par l’outil privilégié de production, le HASS.  Pour les essais HALT et HASS, le CRIQ offre une toute nouvelle chambre à la fine pointe de la technologie, la chambre HALT/HASS Typhoon 3.0 de la compagnie Qualmark. Contact registration e-mail:  carole.roch@criq.qc.ca

Presenter:  Averna Technologies
Topic:   Using RF Measurements to Advance Product Design and Testing
Time:  Chardonnay Room, 2:30 pm

Details:  This informative seminar will be of interest to anyone designing or testing RF devices or systems. Averna’s Matt Jecz, a Customer Solutions Architect with substantial experience developing test systems for consumer electronics, automotive and other applications, will discuss effective methods for performing measurements such as RF power, Adjacent Channel Power (ACP) and Error Vector Magnitude (EVM). Matt will also discuss best practices for architecting a PXI-based test station for capturing simultaneous measurements, and provide a case-study example of a batch test-and-measurement system that accelerated manufacturing throughput by 65%. To register for this session, please contact Myriam.Duchaine@averna.com

 

Markham

Presenter: Canadian Circuits
Topic: Thermal Management Materials
Time: Le Parc 5, 10:00 AM

Details: Everything you need to know about High Power Printed Circuit Boards for the applications including: High Brightness LEDs; Defense & Aerospace; Automotive Electronics; DC/DC Power Converters; High Voltage Regulators; Power Suppluies; Photovoltaics ... with solutions using thermally conductive metal backed PCBs, heavy copper constructions and high temperature dielectrics. Please register to attend by emailing: info@canadiancircuits.com

Presenter: Testforce
Topic: Modern Solutions for Testing WiFi
Time: Le Parc 5, 11:30 AM

Details: In this one hour session, we will go through the three basic levels of troubleshooting embedded wireless modules. We will discuss the practical aspects of RF measurements and provide an overview of tools and measurements needed to successfully integrate a wireless solution. To register please click here or call Rhonda Rashed at (905) 839-4290 x7434

Presenter: Protocase
Topic: Rethinking the Way Engineers Design and Acquire Custom Enclosures and Sheet Metal Parts
Time: Le Parc 5, 1:00 pm

Details: The following seminar will be of value to engineers and designers who use custom electronic enclosures and sheet metal components in their work. The presentation will give a brief overview of the company; showcasing our products, our rapid manufacturing process and Protocase Designer; our free 3D enclosure design software. The presentation will include: an overview of the problems of traditional manufacturing; rapid manufacturing and its role in addressing these problems, a discussion of how Protocase Designer 3D CAD software can dramatically accelerate and simplify your work; and a live demonstration of the software. Register via email at info@protocase.com

Presenter: Electro-Meters / Thermo Scientific
Topic: Overview of Electronic Hardware Types and Related EMC Testing and Conducted EMC Tests, Common EMC Standards and Requirements for Various Markets (USA, Canada, EU, Asia)
Time: Le Parc 6, 1:00 pm

Details: This seminar will focus on EMC requirements for various types of electronic equipment (Medical, Telecom/Wireless, Industrial Automation, Consumer Electronics, Aerospace/Military) in several global markets. Specifically, the standards and types of test systems which support EMC laws which are in place today. The seminar will cover tests, standards and equipment required for EU CE Marketing/EMC Directive, North America and related global EMC certifications. Please email your registration to tish@electro-meters.com

Presenter: Neutronics Solutions / Infineon
Topic:  Optimizing Power Supply Design Efficiency with LLC Topologies
Time: Le Parc 5, 2:30 pm

Details: LLC topology delivers very high efficiency for medium-power applications.   This seminar will  examine the detailed operation of the LLC converter in its three different modes, and provide guidance on how to properly design an LLC stage.  A detailed example with working demonstrator will showcase a 300W LLC SMPS* achieving an efficiency of almost 97% from 50%-100% load, and as much as 93% efficiency at 10% load. (*Standard 400 PFC DC BUS as input, isolated output 12V/50A) and 250W LLC for solar application with similar efficiency curves. LLC calculator will be demonstrated as well.  To register please click here